Herniated Disc (cont.)
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When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor if:
Watchful waiting is a wait-and-see approach. If you get better on your own, you won't need treatment. If you get worse, you and your doctor will decide what to do next.
If you have pain, numbness, or tingling in one leg that gets worse with sitting, standing, or walking (without any obvious leg weakness):
Who to see
For diagnosis and nonsurgical treatment of a herniated disc, you may see:
For diagnosis and surgical treatment of a herniated disc, specialists include:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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